Myrtle Beach police investigating student who claimed he had a gun

A Myrtle Beach Middle School student is in trouble with the law after he said he had a gun Monday morning, according to a release from the police department.

The student who claimed to have a gun was issued a juvenile summons for disturbing schools, said Capt. Joey Crosby from the Myrtle Beach Police Department.

School officials "immediately" searched the student's book bag and locker, but no gun was found, the release said.

After the student was issued a juvenile summons, he was released to his guardian, according to the release.